Location: Garden Route & Little Karoo South Africa Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Birkenhead House is a luxurious and superbly elegant boutique hotel perched high on the clifftops overlooking Walker Bay. Ideally located for in-season whale watching, this manor house combines 18th century antiques with beach-house décor to form one of the most stylish options on South Africa’s southern coast.

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A true taste of South African seaside living - for people seeking a slice of ultimate luxury.

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  • Best whale viewing is between June and November.
  • Classically beautiful suites padded with 18th century antiques.
  • Offers a creative mix of modern African and Asian cuisine.
  • Has a glorious list of relaxing spa treatments. 
  • Only a short drive from the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, where you can sample the superb and locally produced Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs.

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1.5 hours from Cape Town International Airport.

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